List of Eastern Caribbean people

This is a list of prominent people from the Eastern Caribbean, the Guianas, and the Bahamas. It does not include Cubans, Dominicans (from the Dominican Republic), Haitians, Jamaicans, or Puerto Ricans. Because of the close proximity of these countries, some people are listed under more than one heading.

Antigua and Barbuda

Writers and intellectuals

*Marie-Elena John
*Leonard Tim Hector
*Jamaica Kincaid
*Gregson Davis
*Basil Hill -

Political leaders

*Vere Cornwall Bird
*Lester Bird
*James Carlisle
*Robert Hall
*Tim Hector
*Wilfred Jacobs
*Baldwin Spencer
*Reginald St. Clair Stevens
*Sydney Walling
*George Walter

Religious leaders

*George McGuire

Actors and Comedians

*Bert Williams
*Anna Maria Horsford - Actress (of Antiguan descent)
*Conrad Roberts

Artists

* Shermain Jeremy
* Gregory Abbott - Singer
* King Short Shirt - Calypsonian
* Swallow (Calypsonian) - Calypsonian
* King Obstinate - Calypsonian
* Burning Flames - Soca Band, (Official Web site [http://www.onyanandburningflames.com] )
* Claudette "CP" Peters - Soca Artist
*Marie-Elena John - Author

Athletes

* Sir Issac Vivian Richards - Cricketer
* Curtly Ambrose - Cricketer
* Richie Richardson - Cricketer
* Andy Roberts - Cricketer
* Ledley King - Footballer
* Craig Speedy Claxton - Basketball player (of Antiguan descent)
* Maurice Hope - Boxer
* Emile Heskey - Football player (of Antiguan descent)
* Colin Kazim-Richards - Football Player (of Antiguan descent)
* Carl Herrera - Former NBA Basketball player

The Bahamas

Athletes

*Christine Amertil
*Chris Brown
*Tonique Williams

Political leaders

*Janet Bostwick
*Sir Milo Butler
*Perry Christie
*Dame Ivy Dumont
*Hubert Ingraham
*Fred Mitchell
*Sir Lynden Pindling
*Cynthia Pratt
*Sir Stafford Sands
*Brent Symonette
*Sir Roland Symonette
*Sir Orville Turnquest
*Tommy Turnquest

Actors

*Calvin Lockhart
*Earl Maynard
*Roxie Roker

Barbados

See also Barbadian people,

Actors

*Mari Morrow

Athletes

*Ryan Collymore The Prince of Barbados.
*Mike Babb
*Andrea Blackett
*Anson Carter - NHL Player Born in Canada, whose parents are both from Barbados
*Joel Garner
*Joshua Gibson - Aussie Rules footballer whose parents are from Barbados
*Gordon Greenidge
*Sir Conrad Hunte
*Malcolm Marshall
*Earl Maynard
*Sir Garfield Sobers
*Obadele Thompson
*Sir Clyde Walcott
*Sir Everton Weekes
*Kevin Weekes - NHL Goalie Born in Canada, whose parents are both from Barbados
*Sir Frank Worrell
*Pierre Browne
*Orlando Greene
*Fred Brathwaite - NHL Goalie, born in Canada. His parents are both from Barbados.
*Ashley Cole - English footballer whose parents are from Barbados.

Mariners

*William Shorey

Musicians

*Rihanna
*Grandmaster Flash
*Anderson Armstrong
*Arturo Tappin
*Terry Arthur
*Adrian Clark
*Rupert Clarke
*Rayvon
*Terencia Coward (TC)
*Mighty Gabby
*Grynner
*Alison Hinds
*Lil Rick
*LL Cool J
*Mac Fingall
*Jackie Opel
*Red Plastic Bag
*Zeeteah Massiah
*Shontelle
*Hal Linton
*Edwin Yearwood
*Contone
*Jen Payne
*Pong
*Peter "Ram" Wiggins
*Richard Stoute
*Karl "Agany" Payne
*Rupee (musician)
*Gino (Singer)
*Natalie Burke
*Doug E. Fresh
*Viking Tundah
*Indra Rudder
*Philip Scantlebury

Political leaders

*Sir Grantley Adams
*Sir Courtney Blackman
*J.M.G. Adams
*Owen Arthur
*Errol Barrow
*Bussa
*Anne C. Cools
*Sir Clifford Husbands
*Clyde Mascoll
*Dame Billie Miller
*Richard B. Moore
*Charles O'Neale
*Clement Payne
*Erskine Sandiford

Writers and intellectuals

*Edward Brathwaite
*Austin Clarke
*Geoffrey Drayton
*Alan Emtage
*George Lamming
*Glenville Lovell

Dominica

Writers and intellectuals

*Irving Andre
*Lennox Honychurch
*Jean Rhys

Political leaders

*Phyllis Shand Allfrey
*Dame Eugenia Charles
*Pierre Charles
*Rosie Douglas
*Edison James
*Patrick R. John
*Edward Oliver LeBlanc
*Nicholas Liverpool
*Sir Clarence Seignoret
*Oliver Seraphine
*Vernon Shaw
*Roosevelt Skerrit
*Crispin Sorhaindo

Religious Leaders

*Kelvin Felix

French Guiana

Writers and intellectuals

*Léon Damas
*René Jadfard

Political leaders

*Justin Catayée
*Constant Chlore
*Félix Éboué
*Gaston Monnerville
*Victor Schoelcher
*Léon Bertrand
*Christiane Taubira

Grenada

Artists

*Canute Calliste

danielle matthews

Political leaders

*Jean Augustine
*Maurice Bishop
*Herbert A. Blaize
*Nicholas Brathwaite
*Tubal Uriah Butler
*Bernard Coard
*Henri Christophe
*Julien Fédon
*Eric Gairy
*T.A. Marryshow
*Keith Mitchell
*David Pitt, Baron Pitt of Hampstead
*L.C.J. Thomas
* [] Malcom X]

Musicians

*Mighty Sparrow

Athletes

*Jason Roberts - footballer currently playing for Blackburn Rovers

Guadeloupe

Artists

* Ibo Simon
* Jacques Schwarz-Bart

Athletes

*Lilian Thuram
*Christine Aron
*Marie-José Perec
*Louis Saha
*William Gallas
*Eric Abidal
*Teddy Riner
*Laura Flessel-Colovic
*Marius Trésor
*Jocelyn Angloma
*Mickaël Piétrus
*Jim Bilba
*Pascal Chimbonda
*Jérôme Moïso
*Thierry Henry

Writers and intellectuals

*Jean Louis Baghio'o
*Maryse Condé
*Daniel Maximin
*Paul Niger
*Saint-John Perse
*Simone Schwarz-Bart

Political leaders

*Gerty Archimède
*Louis Delgrès
*Victor Hugues
*Joseph Ignace
*Hégésippe Légitimus
*Patrick Reason
*Victorin Lurel
*Lucette Michaud-Chevry
*Stéphane Pocrain

Religious leaders

*Jean Baptiste Labat

Filmmakers

*Sarah Maldoror

Guyana

Writers and intellectuals

*Jan Carew
*Martin Carter
*Wilson Harris
*Edgar Mittelholzer
*Walter Rodney
*A.J. Seymour
*Clive Thomas
*Eric Walrond

Political leaders

*Brindley Benn
*Forbes Burnham
*Arthur Chung
*Hubert Nathaniel Critchlow
*Cuffy
*Jack Gladstone
*Bernie Grant
*Sam Hinds
*Desmond Hoyte
*Cheddi Jagan
*Janet Jagan
*Bharrat Jagdeo
*Eusi Kwayana
*Sir Shridath Ramphal
*Clement Rohee
*Rupert Roopnaraine

Musicians

*Eddy Grant
*Dave Martin
*Shaya
*Red Cafe

Athletes

*Clive Lloyd
*Lance Gibbs
*Ramnaresh Ronnie Sarwan
*Shivnarine Chanderpaul
*Rohan Bholalall Kanhai
*Carl Hooper

Martinique

Athletes

*Nicolas Anelka
*Ronnie Turiaf

Writers and intellectuals

*Mayotte Capécia
*Aimé Césaire
*Patrick Chamoiseau
*Raphaël Confiant
*Frantz Fanon
*Édouard Glissant
*Gilbert Gratiant
*Étienne Léro
*René Maran
*Joseph Zobel

Political leaders

*Joséphine de Beauharnais
*Alfred Marie-Jeanne

Filmmakers

*Euzhan Palcy

Netherlands Antilles and Aruba

Political leaders

*Betico Croes
*Daniel De Leon
*Wilson Godett
*Moises Frumencio da Costa Gomez
*Ben Komproe
*Maria Liberia-Peters
*Claude Wathey

Athletes

*Sidney Ponson
*Andruw Jones

Saint Kitts and Nevis

Writers / Intellectuals / Filmmakers / Artists

*R.C.O. Benjamin
*Christene Browne
*Caryl Phillips
*Pogus Caesar
*Burt Caesar
*Cicely Tyson
*Joan Armatrading

Political leaders

*Clement Arrindell
*Robert Bradshaw
*Denzil Douglas
*Alexander Hamilton
*Rawlins Lowndes
*Lee Moore
*Cuthbert Sebastian
*Kennedy Simmonds
*Paul Southwell

Athletes

*Kim Collins

Saint Lucia

Writers and intellectuals

*Derek Walcott
*John Robert Lee
*Roderick Walcott

Political leaders

*Kenny Anthony
*Winston Cenac
*George Charles
*Sir John Compton
*Julian Hunte
*Sir Allen Lewis
*Vaughan Lewis
*Sir Allan Louisy
*Dame Pearlette Louisy
*George Odlum

Economists

* Sir Arthur Lewis

Artists

*Dunstan St. Omer
*Cedric George
*C. Eudovic

Actors

*Joseph Marcell

Musicians

*Ronald "Boo" Hinkson
*Nicole David
*Gregory'Shining'Emmanuel

Athletes

*Darren Sammy
*Dominic Johnson

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Political leaders

*Sir Charles Antrobus
*Sir Frederick Ballantyne
*Milton Cato
*Joseph Chatoyer
*Arnhim Eustace
*Ralph Gonsalves
*Sir David Jack
*Ebenezer Joshua
*Sir James F. Mitchell
*Sir Louis Straker

Musicians

* Kevin Lyttle
* Mattafix
* [Jamesy
* Luta

Athletes

* Keneke Alexander
* Pamenous Ballentyne
* Adonal Foyle
* Sancho Lyttle
* Madonna Hickson
* Sophia Young
* Gailene Gordon
* John Gardiner
* Tenicia Gittens
* Shanna Brown
* Delroy Burke
* Isha Sam
* Orande Quammie

Suriname

Writers and intellectuals

*Aphra Behn
*Anton de Kom

Athletes

*Patrick Kluivert
*Clarence Seedorf

Political leaders

*Jules Ajodhia
*Henck Arron
*Bram Behr
*Dési Bouterse
*Ronnie Brunswijk
*Fred Derby
*Johan Ferrier
*Otto Huiswood
*Harry Kisoensingh
*Jagernath Lachmon
*Johan Adolf Pengel
*Pretaapnarian Radhakishun
*Ram Sardjoe
*Ronald Venetiaan
*Jules Wijdenbosch

Inventors

*Jan Earnst Matzeliger

Trinidad and Tobago

Writers and intellectuals

*Valerie Belgrave
*Kevin Persad
*Lloyd Best
*Ralph de Boissiere
*Dionne Brand
*Rosa Guy
*Merle Hodge
*C. L. R. James
*Earl Lovelace
*Mustapha Matura
*Alfred Mendes
*Shiva Naipaul
*V.S. Naipaul
*Charles Petioni
*Marlene Philip
*Michel Maxwell Philip
*Kenneth Ramchand
*Lall Sawh
*Leslie Scotland
*Samuel Selvon
*Eric Williams
*Dharmesh Michael Persad
*Stokely Carmichael

Athletes

*Inshan Ali
*Stephen Ames
*Marvin Andrews
*Ian Bishop
*Marlon Black
*Ato Boldon
*Dwayne Bravo
*Darrel Brown
*George Bovell III
*Marc Burns
*Learie Constantine
*Hasely Crawford
*Rajindra Dhanraj
*Mervyn Dillon
*Kenwyn jones
*Ansil Elcock
*Daren Ganga
*Roger Gibbon
*Hilary Angelo "Larry" Gomes
*Gerald "Gerry" Gomez
*Anthony Gray
*Shaka Hislop
*Clayton Ince
*Stern John
*Brian Lara
*Russell Latapy
*Leonson Lewis
*Augustine "Gus" Logie
*Clint Marcelle
*Wendell Mottley
*Deryck Murray
*David Nahkid
*Jerren Nixon
*Lincoln Phillips
*Sonny Ramadhin
*Manny Ramjohn
*Dinanath Ramnarine
*Anthony Rougier
*Phil Simmons
*Jeffrey Stollmeyer
*Victor Stollmeyer
*Evans Wise
*Dwight Yorke

Political leaders

*David Abdullah
*Yasin Abu Bakr
*Tubal Uriah Butler
*Rudranath Capildeo
*Simbhoonath Capildeo
*Stokely Carmichael a.k.a. Kwame Ture
*George Chambers
*Carson Charles
*Arthur Andrew Cipriani (A.A. Cipriani)
*Ellis Clarke
*Winston Dookeran
*Knowlson Gift
*Albert Gomes
*Geddes Granger (Makandal Daaga)
*Noor Hassanali
*Karl Hudson-Phillips
*A.P.T. James
*Roy Joseph
*Franklin Khan
*Fuad Khan
*Gillian Lucky
*Errol Mahabir
*Ramesh Maharaj
*Patrick Manning
*Bhadase Sagan Maraj
*Ralph Maraj
*Errol McLeod
*Kamaludeen Mohammed
*Roodal Moonilal
*Wendell Mottley
*George Padmore
*Basdeo Panday
*Kamla Persad-Bissessar
*David Pitt, Baron Pitt of Hampstead
*George Maxwell Richards
*A.N.R. Robinson
*Keith Rowley
*Adrian Cola Rienzi (born Krishna Deonarine)
*Austin Jack Warner
*Eric Williams
*Eric A. Williams
*Gerald Yetming

Musicians

*André Tanker
*Atilla the Hun (Raymond Quevado)
*Winifred Atwell
*Inga "Foxy Brown (rapper)" Marchand
*Anil Bheem
*Pat Bishop
*Nisha Bissambhar
*Chalkdust (Hollis Liverpool)
*Rasika Dindial
*Devanand Gattoo
*Haddaway
*Raymond Holman
*Lord Invader
*Lord Kitchener (Alwyn Roberts)
*Lord Melody
*Lennox "Bobby" Mohammed
*Machel Montano
*Billy Ocean
*Ken "Professor" Philmore
*Sundar Popo
*Richard Ramnarine
*David Rudder
*Adesh Samaroo
*Jit Samaroo
*Hazel Scott
*Len "Boogsie" Sharpe
*Lord Shorty/Ras Shorty I (Garfield Blackman)
*Mighty Sparrow (Slinger Francisco)
*Mighty Spoiler
*Black Stalin (Leroy Calliste)
*Anand Yankaran
*Rakesh Yankaran
*Destra Garcia
*Heather Headley
*Denise Plummer
*Denise "Saucy Wow" Belfon
*Maximus Dan
*KMC
*Bunji Garlin
*Patrice Roberts

Dancers

*Satnarine Balkaransingh
*Mondira Balkaransingh
*Percival Borde
*Eugene Joseph
*Torrance Mohammed
*Pearl Primus
*Susan Mohip
*Sandra Sookdeo

Artists

*Isaiah James Boodhoo
*Michel-Jean Cazabon
*LeRoy Clarke
*Willie Chen
*Jackie Hinkson
*Shastri Maharaj
*Edwin Hing Wan
*Geoffrey Holder
*Sonnylal Rambissoon
*Noel Vaucrosson
*Alfred Codallo

Aviators

*Mikey Cipriani
*Herbert Julian

United States Virgin Islands and British Virgin Islands

Writers and intellectuals

*Barbara Christian
*Geraldo Guirty
*Ariel Melchior, Sr.
*Arthur Schomburg

Doctors and Scientists

*Dr. John C. Lettsome
*Morris Simmonds

Political leaders

*Judah Philip Benjamin
*Edward Blyden
*Frank Rudolph Crosswaith
*Rothschild Francis
*Hubert Henry Harrison
*Elizabeth Anna Hendrickson
*Casper Holstein
*Roy Innis
*D. Hamilton Jackson
*J. Raymond Jones
*William Alexander Leidesdorff
*T. McCants Stewart
*Terence Todman
*Ashley Totten
*Denmark Vesey
*Walter I. M. Hodge

Artists and Architects

*Austin Hansen
*Camille Pissarro
*Dr. William Thornton

Actors

*Kelsey Grammer
*Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs

Athletes

*Raja Bell
*Tim Duncan
*Julian Jackson
*Calvin Pickering

External links

* [http://www.calypsonians.com Calypsonians.com who sung what, when and won]


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